Addo map showing location and lay out of the
Addo Elephant National Park
The interactive Addo map below shows South Africa,
with a marker indicating Addo National Park. Zoom in to see a close up aerial view of the
The park is situated about 80 km north-east of Port Elizabeth, capital of the Eastern Cape
Addo Elephant National Park is the only national park in South Africa where you can find the
Big 7 (Elephant, Rhino, Lion, Buffalo, Leopard, Southern Right Whale and Great White Shark) in
their natural habitat.
Tips for navigating the map below.
- First of all press the refresh button of your browser if the map does not show up properly.
- The three buttons at the right-hand top corner of the map allow you to view either the geographical map, the satellite
picture or a combination of both.
- The button cluster on the left will enable you to zoom in or out. On the map you can use the PLUS (+) key to Zoom In
for more detail, or the MINUS (-) key to Zoom Out for a bigger picture of the region in relation to the rest of South
- You will also be able to move the map left and right and up and down by clicking the left-hand mouse button and moving
the cursor on the map.
- The map will center itself every time you double-click on the marker on the map.
- Click on the refresh button of your browser to return to the original map.
The following maps may also come in handy.
View a map
locations of the Addo Elephant National Park and the city of Port Elizabeth.
View a map
lay out of the Addo Elephant National Park itself in pdf format.
Go to SANParks.org
to view a map of Addo Elephant
National Park’s main camp and its immediate surroundings.
How to get there,...
The city of Port Elizabeth on the skyline
Addo Map, Addo Elephant National park
Photograph by Brian Snelson
The airport nearest to the Addo Elephant National Park is at Port Elizabeth, 75km away from the park. A
number of car hire companies have depots at the airport.
International airports are situated at Johannesburg and Cape Town, with a choice of connecting flights
available to Port Elizabeth.
From Port Elizabeth (PE):
Take the N2 highway towards Grahamstown. Take the turnoff to the left signposted "Motherwell" and "Addo
Elephant National Park". Turn left at the top of the off-ramp and proceed through Motherwell. Follow this
road until you see the entrance to the park on the right. Distance from PE to the Park is about 72km.
Alternative route from Port Elizabeth:
Take the N2 highway towards Grahamstown and carry straight on until the N2 splits off to the left from the
N10. Continue with the N10 towards Cradock/Cookhouse. Take the R342 to the left when you get to the
intersection with Paterson on your right. This will be sign posted "Addo Elephant National Park". Follow this
road, looking out for the entrance to the park on your left.
Take the N2 towards Port Elizabeth. Follow this road until you see the turnoff to the N10 towards
Cradock/Cookhouse. Take this turnoff and Carry straight on, continuing with the N10 towards
Cradock/Cookhouse. Take the R342 to the left when you get to the intersection with Paterson on your right.
This will be sign posted "Addo Elephant National Park". Follow this road, looking out for the entrance to
the park on your left.
<< Top of Page
Return from the Addo map page to the menu on the
Addo Elephant National Park page
<< Home page